Howe daguerreotype, Portland, ca. 1850

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Howe daguerreotype, Portland, ca. 1850

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George M. Howe of Portland made this daguerreotype of an unidentified man wearing a striped vest.

Howe had rooms at 112 Middle Street. In 1854, he was awarded a silver medal for a case of his daguerreotypes shown at the Maine Charitable Mechanic Association Exhibition and Fair.

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  • Title: Howe daguerreotype, Portland, ca. 1850
  • Creator: George M. Howe
  • Creation Date: circa 1850
  • Subject Date: circa 1850
  • Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Daguerreotype
  • Local Code: 2006.368.004
  • Collection: Vickery-Shettleworth collection of early Maine photography
  • Object Type: Image

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